No matter the time of year, the vital importance of wheelchair maintenance should not be underestimated. Nevertheless, when autumn arrives, it’s necessary to pay extra special attention to the proper functionality of wheelchairs.
For seniors, “fall” can take on a different meaning. This week we look at 7 ways to prevent falls.
Don’t let back pain hinder your golden years! There are many ways for seniors to find back relief and improve posture.
Who wouldn’t want to spend their later years within the comfortable and familiar confines of the family home? When the golden years of retirement beckon, most people anticipate the promise of relaxation and reflection.
For seniors, ensuring a safe and fulfilling lifestyle in a home with easy access becomes paramount. Is your elderly loved one able to enjoy every corner of the home?
It is essential to ensure that every individual, regardless of mobility challenges, can navigate their living spaces with ease and dignity. Wheelchair accessibility is a key component. Let’s look at 8 ways to make your home more accessible.
What are the top contributing factors to DVT and varicose veins?
They include a sedentary lifestyle, aging and weakening veins, obesity, genetics and family history, hormonal changes and smoking. Here’s a solution…
The summer season is officially underway! It’s always a fun time for Canadians who long for warm and sunny weather. This weekend, the nation gets to celebrate Canada Day which, in addition to acknowledging our nation’s birthday, gives us all a chance to officially welcome the summertime. For wheelchair users, it’s especially important that summertime events are accessible to them.
The thing is going to sleep isn’t so easy for everyone. Although a good night’s sleep is essential for our overall health and well-being, seniors tend to find it difficult.
When it comes to bathroom safety, it should go without saying that the mobility issues experienced by older adults can make bathroom visits dangerous. Slippery floors, tight spaces and hard surfaces can make the bathroom a potentially hazardous area of the home. However, with a few simple modifications and precautions, older adults can maintain their independence and stay safe while using their bathrooms.